Bob Marovich

Chief Operating Officer

Bob Marovich has spent more than three decades in nonprofit fund development for colleges and universities, secondary schools, museums, public broadcasters, animal welfare agencies, social service agencies, out-of-school programs, and healthcare. His skills include grantwriting, annual fund, major and planned giving, and strategic planning. As vice president of Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt for eight years, Bob managed a portfolio of diverse prospects and was part of the team that wrote the application that secured the largest challenge grant ever given by the Kresge Foundation ($800,000) to an Indiana nonprofit.

Today, Bob is a full-time grant writer whose clients include elementary and high schools, legal aid organizations, and youth social services. He is a board member emeritus at Blackburn College in Carlinville, Illinois. Outside of fundraising, Bob is a music historian, radio host, author of two books on gospel music, and contributor of articles and album notes on American music. In 2019, he was nominated for a GRAMMY Award, Best Album Notes, for The Gospel According to Malaco (Malaco Music Group).

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